our wedding

  • Our Wedding ~ Inspiration Board

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    Guess what? One year ago today I married the man of my dreams! As it’s mine and Zee’s one year anniversary I thought it was about time I shared the inspiration and photos from our wedding day with you lovely readers. I didn’t know how to make inspiration boards back then so I saved HUNDREDS […]

  • My Vintage Hen Do: Afternoon Tea, Nipple Tassels & Burlesque Lessons


    I’m sure there are lots of brides out there like me who come over in a cold sweat at the thought of L plates, matching T-shirts/sashes and novelty willy straws! I’ve been on some fab hen dos with all of the above that were LOTS of fun but it’s just not me. I wanted a […]

  • The Engagement Ring Saga: When You Don’t Like The Ring

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    A few weeks ago I shared our Amalfi proposal story. Here’s the condensed version: Zee, the man of my dreams, asked me to marry him on a boat just for two off the Amalfi coast and I felt like the happiest and luckiest girl in the world! That is, until the day after, when I […]

  • The Proposal {Our Wedding Story}


    It all started with ‘The Seneca’, my Uncle Ken’s boat. My cousin Emma and I spent our earliest summers on the ocean, exploring Guernsey, Jersey and the Scottish islands {until the knackered old boat conked out when I was about 10!}. That’s where my love of the sea began. And my dream to own a […]

  • Our First Valentine & Anti Valentine’s Day Inspiration Board

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    Hey there lovelies, I’ve been invited to the Pinterest party and I’m loving it! It’s such a great place to search for, collect and covet inspirational images. My latest board is a Valentine’s Day/Anti Valentine’s Day Board. (It’s a love/hate relationship) Let me tell you a little story about our first Valentine’s Day… Zee and […]

  • Beauty School Drop Out to Beauty Queen in 8 Months?

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    Before I begin, I must confess that I am not a particularly glamorous person. As an early years teacher, I’m surrounded by playdough, paint and snotty noses all day, and the early morning starts mean that any form of beauty regime is out of the question, unless I get up at ridiculous o’clock! Don’t get […]

  • A Love Story… {Our Wedding Story}

    Zee & I on Aberystwyth beach in 2004. Such a perfect day!

    So┬áthis is the first official ‘Our Wedding Story’ post. Go on, indulge the story teller in me! Zee & I on Aberystwyth beach. What a perfect day. (2004) This is what we wrote to our guests on our wedding website, entitled ‘Our Love Story’: Dear friend, This is a love story about an English rose […]